Dan Hammock

Dan posted 36 stories to North Coast News.
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DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Greater Grays Harbor Inc. CEO Dru Garson talks economic development at the regional chamber of commerce’s annual business forum lunch at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen Feb. 26.

GGHI outlines focus on training, child care, quality of life

Making sure workers have affordable child care, training students so they’re ready…

  • Mar 13th, 2019 11:13am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Greater Grays Harbor Inc. CEO Dru Garson talks economic development at the regional chamber of commerce’s annual business forum lunch at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen Feb. 26.
Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott

Sheriff instructs deputies to take no enforcement action regarding I-1639

Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott has instructed his deputies to “take…

  • Feb 4th, 2019 6:00pm
Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott
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                                Tony Robinson, who operates Native Beach Accessories in Copalis Crossing, helped organize the charitable event in Port Orchard. He created this eagle for Ron Pierce, one of the homeowners affected by the tornado.

Chainsaw artists gather in Port Orchard to create joy from tornado’s devastation

On Dec. 18, a rare tornado struck Port Orchard, a community of…

  • Jan 24th, 2019 12:31pm
KAT BRYANT | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tony Robinson, who operates Native Beach Accessories in Copalis Crossing, helped organize the charitable event in Port Orchard. He created this eagle for Ron Pierce, one of the homeowners affected by the tornado.
PHOTO COURTESY OF CONNIE ALLEN
                                The North Cove shoreline at the end of Seamobile Drive was pounded by surf during the Dec. 20 storm, but the cobble piled up by locals to protect the rapidly eroding shoreline appeared to do its job, keeping the loss of land to a minimum.

Rock cobble beach at North Cove working as planned, so far

The North Cove shoreline in Pacific County took a beating from high…

  • Jan 10th, 2019 10:20am
PHOTO COURTESY OF CONNIE ALLEN
                                The North Cove shoreline at the end of Seamobile Drive was pounded by surf during the Dec. 20 storm, but the cobble piled up by locals to protect the rapidly eroding shoreline appeared to do its job, keeping the loss of land to a minimum.

Port could become fiber-optic hub as transatlantic cable landing is considered

The Port of Grays Harbor and the Grays Harbor PUD have joined forces to study building a coastal “landing station” for transoceanic fiber optic cable.

  • Dec 19th, 2018 6:32am

Proposed BHP potash facility at the Port clears hurdle

The proposed BHP potash facility at the Port of Grays Harbor has…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 9:59am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.

UPDATED: Tom Quigg appointed to Port of Grays Harbor Commission

Port of Grays Harbor Commissioners Stan Pinnick and Phil Papac selected Tom…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 9:52am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Tom Quigg, commercial real estate broker for Windermere Real Estate in Aberdeen, was selected Tuesday to represent District 2 on the Port of Grays Harbor Commission.
(Courtesy of Polson Museum) The aftermath of the May 1918 fire at the North Western Lumber Co.

Grays Harbor’s contributions to WWI to be showcased

Feature-length slide show Nov. 11, the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

  • Nov 7th, 2018 9:05am
(Courtesy of Polson Museum) The aftermath of the May 1918 fire at the North Western Lumber Co.

Dems contributing heavily to Frasier in bid to unseat Walsh in the 19th

(Editor’s note: Tuesday’s general election was occurring as the North Coast News…

  • Nov 6th, 2018 8:13am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Sen. Maria Cantwell, at right, talks to Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott at a panel discussion about opioid addiction in Aberdeen Monday morning. Scott explained his jail is filled to capacity and 90 percent of the inmates suffer from some kind of addiction.

Voices: Sen. Cantwell views Harbor’s opioid epidemic

Law enforcement, social services, medical providers offer local perspective

  • Nov 1st, 2018 10:02am
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                Sen. Maria Cantwell, at right, talks to Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott at a panel discussion about opioid addiction in Aberdeen Monday morning. Scott explained his jail is filled to capacity and 90 percent of the inmates suffer from some kind of addiction.

Three candidates face off for County Auditor’s primary election

Two top will move on to the general election in November

  • Aug 4th, 2018 10:03am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                James Donald Walker was sentenced to the maximum of just over 7 1/2 years for second degree manslaughter for the death of James “Jimmy” Smith-Kramer on a gravel bar off Donkey Creek Road just under a year ago. Walker had pled guilty to the charge and four others associated with Smith-Kramer’s death and injuries caused to Henry Phillip Anderson during the same incident.

Quinault Nation president, victim’s uncle speak at Walker sentencing hearing

Walker pleaded guilty of manslaughter for the death of Jimmy Smith-Kramer

  • May 17th, 2018 10:47am
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                James Donald Walker was sentenced to the maximum of just over 7 1/2 years for second degree manslaughter for the death of James “Jimmy” Smith-Kramer on a gravel bar off Donkey Creek Road just under a year ago. Walker had pled guilty to the charge and four others associated with Smith-Kramer’s death and injuries caused to Henry Phillip Anderson during the same incident.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Students and guests at the Ocosta School take part in a tsunami drill Wednesday afternoon. The fortified gym building, the flat-roofed building over the buses, is designed to safely hold hundreds of people and to withstand a worst-case tsunami scenario.

Tsunami Road Show: ‘big one’ due any time, preparedness key to survival

Presentation at Ocosta gives locals possible scenarios, tips for getting through them

  • Apr 18th, 2018 1:48pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Students and guests at the Ocosta School take part in a tsunami drill Wednesday afternoon. The fortified gym building, the flat-roofed building over the buses, is designed to safely hold hundreds of people and to withstand a worst-case tsunami scenario.
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Luceman and Logan served as auctioneers at the 2018 United Way Black and White Gala fundraiser. The two are morning radio hosts on KIX 95.3 fm.

$114,000 raised at Saturday United Way fundraiser

19th annual Black and White Gala held at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino

  • Jan 31st, 2018 12:43pm
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Luceman and Logan served as auctioneers at the 2018 United Way Black and White Gala fundraiser. The two are morning radio hosts on KIX 95.3 fm.

Commercial Dungeness crab fishery delayed again

Will open at 9 a.m. Jan. 15 from Klipsan Beach near Ocean Park south

  • Dec 28th, 2017 7:00pm
Photo by Meryl Schenker
                                Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to fill the Grays Harbor County Superior Court Judge position that comes open in January when Judge F. Mark McCauley retires at the end of the year.

Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler appointed to Grays Harbor County Superior Court

Gov. Inslee announced the appointment Friday morning, effective in January

  • Nov 15th, 2017 12:44pm
Photo by Meryl Schenker
                                Hoquiam attorney Ray Kahler was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to fill the Grays Harbor County Superior Court Judge position that comes open in January when Judge F. Mark McCauley retires at the end of the year.

Preparedness, cooperation on display at Westport disaster-response drill

Multiple agencies work together to provide prompt, effective disaster relief

  • Aug 9th, 2017 12:02pm

Body of Bonney Lake man recovered from Grand Canal

27-year old could not swim and had no life vest

  • Jun 26th, 2017 7:00pm

Insurers for individual health plans shut out Grays Harbor

State has until early fall to woo insurers; only option will be spendy high risk pool insurance

  • Jun 18th, 2017 3:32pm

Quinault Nation offers tour of tribal salmon habitat projects

Projects in the Queets, Quinault river basins to be featured at June 22 event

  • May 30th, 2017 9:01am